Dennis Oliech benched as Hassan Oktay name squad to face Tusker

Dennis Oliech of Gor Mahia comes in for Nicholas Kipkirui.
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The former Harambee Stars captain has been at loggerhead with the club after they failed to pay his sign-on fee

Dennis Oliech will start from the bench when champions Gor Mahia takes on Tusker on Wednesday.

Oliech missed the last Caf Confederation Cup match against Hussein Dey, but despite returning to training on Tuesday, he has been benched. Keeper Fredrick Odhiambo has been left out of the squad as Shaban Odhoji steps in, though Boniface Oluoch will start in goal.

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Jacques Tuyisenge and Nicholas Kipkirui will lead the attack as midfielder Ernest Wendo starts from the bench.

Gor Mahia XI: Boniface Oluoch, Samuel Onyango, Charles Momanyi, Philemon Otieno, George Odhiambo, Lawrence Juma, Harun Shakava, Kenneth Miguna, Jacques Tuyisenge, Nicholas Kipkirui and Shafik Batambuze.

Reserves: Pascal Ogweno, Dennis Oliech, Francis Mustafa, Bernard Ondiek, Ernest Wendo, Shaban Odhoji and  Boniface Omondi.